TF South cheerleading team takes first place

Competitive Coed Cheerleading Team wins Oswego East competition information provided by TF South LANSING, Ill. (December 18, 2017) – Head Coach Jordan Martin shared the following information about her cheerleading team’s recent accomplishment: The competition was at Oswego East High School. We took first place out of six coed teams. It was our second competition … Read more

T. F. South receives grant for Science Department

information provided by T. F. South High School LANSING, Ill. December 13, 2017) – Thornton Fractional South High School has received a $1,000 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program, in conjunction with Ridgeway Petroleum of Lansing, Illinois, to support the school’s Science Department. A representative of Lansing Mobil Services worked with school officials to … Read more

Visible Music College continues to educate and entertain in Lansing

Visible Music

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (November 2017) – In 2014, Visible Music College came to Lansing, opening their second campus. The college was created by Ken Steorts with a first location in downtown Memphis. Visible has since opened a campus in Dallas with plans for further expansion in other corners of the U.S. The Christian-centered … Read more

Mock interviews help TF South students land jobs

Local businesses and volunteers help students prepare by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 28, 2017) – TF South High School students will have the opportunity to practice job interview skills with members of Lansing’s business community. Friday, December 8, is Mock Interviews day. This year’s interviewers involve professionals and volunteers from a variety of fields: … Read more

Girls’ Empowerment Conference—December 2, 2017

TF North will host the “In This Together…Be That Girl” conference information provided by Thornton Fractional District 215 CALUMET CITY, Ill. (November 20, 2017) – In dealing with today’s climate and in an effort to help empower young women, TF North is hosting the first 2017 District-wide Girls’ Empowerment Conference. The “In This Together…Be That … Read more

Lansing’s Vivian Payne joins South Suburban College Board

Vivian Payne

Board Chair Zuccarelli cites Payne’s community involvement, leadership experience, and widespread respect as qualifications by Melanie Jongsma SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 16, 2017) – At a special meeting of the Board of Trustees of South Suburban College, Vivian Payne was appointed and approved to fill the seat vacated by Trustee Jacqueline Martin, whose resignation had … Read more